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ITV picks up Bafta for Rugby World Cup final coverage

ITV Sport’s coverage of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa has been bestowed a Bafta television award. The live broadcast from the International Stadium in Yokohama fought off competition from the ICC Cricket World Cup Final Production Team (Sky Sports, Sunset+Vine and ICC TV) as well as the 2019 Women’s […]  More

Ateme to merge with Anevia to create major player in video broadcasting infrastructure

In a mutually agreed transaction, Ateme and the main shareholders of over the top (OTT) and IPTV software publisher, Anevia, who together hold 87% of the share capital and 90% of the theoretical voting rights of the latter, have entered into exclusive negotiations to transfer their interest in the share capital of the Anevia to […]  More

Heads Up on BT Sport’s remote production of FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea

The Heads Up FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea, which took place last weekend on Saturday 1 August and saw the Gunners thrash their London rivals 2-1, was produced remotely by BT Sport. BT Sport was host broadcaster for Saturday’s match, which was dedicated to the nation’s mental health. The competition was also broadcast […]  More

Red Bee renews Gold sponsorship at SVG Europe citing support during COVID pandemic

Red Bee has once again renewed its Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe, stating that during the COVID-19 pandemic the association has proven to be, “an important forum for considering the challenges and opportunities in keeping sports fans engaged, until we reach a new normal”. Margaret Davies, chief marketing officer at Red Bee, said on SVG […]  More

The Motorsport Show 2020: Ralf Schumacher and Sky Sport to discuss the return of Formula 1

Former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher will be the special guest at SVG Europe’s live-streamed event The Motorsport Show 2020 which is taking place on Thursday 6 August at 3pm UK time. Chatting alongside Sky Sport Germany director of editorial and digital for live sports Karl Valks, the German racing driver, mentor and Sky Sport […]  More

Badminton Europe adds OTT platform after extending Sportradar agreement

Badminton Europe (BEC), the governing body for international Badminton tournaments in Europe, has added an OTT platform to its output after extending its agreement with the sports betting and sports entertainment products and services company Sportradar. The multi-year agreement adds to the betting and broadcast partnership that has been in place since 2015 and sees […]  More

UEFA seeks monitoring and enforcement partners in fight against internet piracy

UEFA has issued a request for proposals (RFP) as it looks to combat the illegal streaming of its matches around the world. In a publicly available document, European football’s governing body acknowledged that its matches and competition-related branding and marks are “unlawfully acquired and made available by means of the Internet by unauthorised persons and […]  More

The Motorsport Show 2020: Abi Stephens to host 6 August online event

Experienced motorsport presenter Abi Stephens will be the host when SVG Europe goes live with The Motorsport Show on 6 August. Stephens, whose credits include MotoGP, Speedway and World Rally Championships (WRC), will guide viewers through the specially convened online event and interview guests as SVG Europe takes a close look at the fast-changing world […]  More

Surrey County Cricket Club invites fans to the Oval in first government trial

Spectator sport returned to the UK this week with the government supervising a series of three trials of live sport with fans present. The first tentative tests overseen by the UK Government’s Department Of Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) took place at The Oval with a two day friendly between Surrey and Middlesex on Sunday […]  More